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Euro 2016 will not be moved – Loew

The 2016 European Championship soccer tournament will take place in France despite Friday’s deadly attacks in Paris, which could have happened anywhere, Germany coach Joachim Loew said yesterday.

The German, whose team were playing France in a friendly international in Paris when at least 132 people were killed in attacks across the French capital, said he expected the tournament to go ahead as planned.

“I am certain that the Euro will take place in France,” Loew, whose team have qualified for the June 10-July 10 finals, told reporters.

Swaziland get goat for Nigeria draw

Jonase Vilane the PRO of Madlenya Football Club has pledged a goat for the national team of Swaziland, Sihlangu in appreciation of their great performance against Nigeria on Friday.

Vilane said he was impressed with the performance displayed by the team during the World Cup qualifying clash played at the Somhlolo National Stadium which ended in a goalless draw.

He made the pledge on the popular radio Sport Show programme aired on Friday morning on SBIS 1.

“The boys surprised us. A lot of people had written them off saying they stood no chance against Nigeria but they proved them otherwise. I was very impressed by Sihlangu and if it happens that they play well in Nigeria, I will talk with my family and do something even bigger for the boys,” he said.

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